MODULE 1: PRACTICAL SOUND REINFORCEMENT
This unit aims to provide learners with skills to set up and use a performance PA system, setting up and sound checking an ensemble in a performance environment. The purpose of the unit is to develop learners’ skills in using performance PA systems in a live venue, focusing on the planning, technical aspects, timeframe and communicational skills involved in using the equipment with an ensemble or band. Content covered include: Connectors and Cable Design, Microphone Theory and Techniques, Mixing Console Design and Operation, Audio Processing Tools and Techniques, Speakers and Cabinets, Selecting and Using Amplifiers, IP Audio and Networking, Set Up and Operation of Front of House and Monitor Systems, Live Mixing Techniques and 2 Track Live Recording.
MODULE 2: LIVE STREAMING
This unit will develop learners’ ability to create content and stream it live to an audience. Learners will evaluate their product and establish its place in the market — selecting appropriate streaming platforms and media channels , creating original content, and promoting their live stream to its target audience. Learners will also develop skills in communicating with an audience in real time. Content covered include: Livestreaming planning and conceptualization, cameras, the hardware, software and platforms, copyright issues and post event analysis.
MODULE 2: LIVE EVENT LOGISTICS
This unit will enhance learners’ ability to develop and implement a logistics plan for a live event. Content covered include: the nature and scale of the event, logistical planning and infrastructure, budgets, timeline for events, health, safety and legal issues.